Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Our chief want in life is somebody who shall make us do what we can.
Next to the originator of a good sentence is the first quoter of it.
The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk...
Born for success he seemed, With grace to win, with heart to hold, With shining...
A great man is always willing to be little.
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
A creative economy is the fuel of magnificence
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices
Society is always taken by surprise at any new example of common sense.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
We judge of man's wisdom by his hope
Science does not know its debt to imagination.
Friendship should be surrounded with ceremonies and respects, and not crushed into corners. Friendship requires...
For every benefit you receive a tax is levied.
The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison...
Time goes by fast, and people go in and out of your life so quickly,...
People assume you slept your way to the top. Frankly, I couldn't sleep my way...
People who can't think of anything else but whether the person you love is indented...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
There is a story that when incoming jets throttle back for the approach to Belfast's...